In these stories, Little Grey Rabbit brings home a shiny new sledge, and Fuzzypeg gets lost in a snowball - but everybody has a happy Christmas.
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Alison Uttley's story of Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas was first published in 1939 and has more than stood the test of time, rating amongst the great classics of our time, loved by millions, and winning over new readers every day.
This striking 60th-anniversary edition of the classic story combines the magic of Alison Uttley's storytelling and Margaret Tempest's divine illustrations, conjuring up the true spirit of Christmas past and present in a stylish and utterly irresistible book.
A stunning recreation of all that is good in Little Grey Rabbit's world, with carol singers, mince pies, sprigs of holly and blazing hearths bringing a warmth and delectability to the life of Little Grey Rabbit and his adorable friends, this special edition of the classic tale would make the perfect gift for any child--or indeed any adult--who takes pleasure in a good, old-fashioned, heart-warming story.
A great book for adults to read along with young children, and for older children who are just starting to read alone. (Age 4 and over) --Susan HarrisonFrom the Back Cover:
It is Christmas and the snowy fields around the little house at the end of the wood sparkle in the moonlight. Little Grey Rabbit and Squirrel sit cosily by the fire, but Hare slips out for a midnight ride on their brand new sledge.
Down the hill he swoops, flying like a bird – until he notices a dark shadow beside him – and, suddenly frightened, hurries home.
'Hare, you ran way from your own shadow!' scolds Squirrel.
'And you've lost our lovely sledge.'
But now one can be sad for long on Christmas day, when there are stockings filled with sugar plums and lollipops, and stories by the fire. As the evening draws in, Little Grey Rabbit, Squirrel and Hare dress up warmly for a Christmas party in the woods – where a wonderful surprise awaits them.
For generations children have loved 'Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas'. This special sixtieth anniversary edition recreates for children today the delight of a country Christmas with its carol singers, mince pies, sprigs of holly and blazing fires – a Christmas to be remembered forever.
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Book Description SOCIETA' SICILIANA PER LA STORIA PATRIA, 1888. brossura. Book Condition: discreto stato. intonso. 28,5x19,5 - 107 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 100548